A select group of students participated in a teleconference direct from the Democratic National Convention hall. Eric Federing, Director of Press Information Center operations at the Democratic National Convention, offered an insider's explanation of how an American political convention works. Dennis Richardson, AO, Australia's Ambassador to the US, also joined the event as an observer. Participants discussed the history and role of US conventions and posed their questions on the forthcoming conventions.
Inside the Democratic National Convention
25 August 2008. 12.00am–12.00am AEDT
8 March 2024
A public forum featuring Chas Licciardello, Associate Professor David Smith and Victoria Cooper discussing the results of the Super Tuesday primaries and President Biden's State of the Union address.
30 January 2024
Join a panel of USSC experts for a discussion on the 2024 US Presidential election
7 December 2023
Join USSC experts and special guests for a discussion on Taiwan's upcoming election and the implications for Australia and the region.